August 23, 2021
Harrington Physician Services Welcomes Sports Medicine Specialist Edward Appelbaum, D.O.

Southbridge, MA, August 23, 2021 – Edward Appelbaum, D.O. has joined Harrington Physician Services Orthopedics practice. Dr. Appelbaum provides orthopedic care for all ages and specializes in sports medicine, which provides care for the prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise.

Dr. Appelbaum is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of several orthopedic and sports medicine professional associations and societies, including the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics.

He also has experience providing sports medicine care for athletic teams, including Worcester State University Football, the University of Maryland Football and Competitive Cheer teams, the Atlantic Coast Conference Track and Field Championships, and several high school football teams. In 2012, he founded 1,000 Miles for Kids, a 1,604-mile bicycle ride from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to Disney World to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.

Dr. Appelbaum earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an Orthopedic residency at Rowan University/Inspira Health Network in Vineland, New Jersey, where he served as chief resident and received the Inspira Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program Directors Award. He completed an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester.

Dr. Appelbaum joins orthopedic specialists Samantha Chase, MD, Russell Donnelly, MD and Young-Ho Oh, MD at the Orthopedic specialty practice located at 94 South Street in Southbridge. To learn more about orthopedic and sports medicine care at Harrington, and to request an appointment, visit or call (508) 764-2772.


UMass Memorial Health – Harrington provides outstanding health care to patients in more than 25 communities throughout South Central Massachusetts and Northeastern Connecticut. We are dedicated to our role as the health and wellness partner of the people in our communities and we are relentless in the pursuit of healing. Our comprehensive array of health care services and locations provides our patients with unparalleled access to care.  Harrington Hospital in Southbridge provides medical and surgical inpatient care, 24-hour emergency services, inpatient adult psychiatry, an intensive care unit and comprehensive outpatient services. Harrington Hospital at Webster, Harrington at Charlton, Harrington at 169 and Harrington at Sturbridge offer primary care and specialty physicians, diagnostic imaging and more. Harrington Physician Services is our primary care and multi-specialty physician group, UrgentCare Express at Harrington in Oxford serves as a walk-in medical center for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, and the Cancer Center at Harrington in Southbridge allows patients to receive advanced, local oncological and hematology care. Visit



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